Mclean Hospital
Ximena Sanchez-Samper, MD

Ximena Sanchez-Samper, MD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Instructor in Psychiatry, Part-Time


Ximena Sanchez-Samper, MD, is a board-certified addictions psychiatrist. She trained at the Mayo Clinic and completed an addictions fellowship through the combined MGH-McLean Hospital Addictions Fellowship. Dr. Sanchez-Samper has worked with adolescents, young adults, and adults with substance use disorders at Boston Children’s Hospital and McLean Hospital, where she previously served as medical director for The Brook Residence and the 3East Mill Street Residence.

Dr. Sanchez-Samper’s clinical interests include incorporating medication assisted treatment (MAT) into the care of patients struggling with addiction. Her published work includes a chapter on adolescent opioid use in the Handbook of Office-Based Buprenorphine Treatment of Opioid Dependence, as well as a peer reviewed article on adolescent substance use disorders in Pediatrics in Review. Dr. Sanchez-Samper is an instructor in psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and lectures throughout the country on the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of substance use disorders.


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Education & Training:

  • 1999 MD, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia
  • 1999-2003 Psychiatry Residency, Mayo Clinic
  • 2003-2004 MGH-McLean Addictions Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2006, 2016 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2008, 2016 Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology




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Belmont campus - East House